Emőke Solymosi Tari
EMŐKE TARI SOLYMOSI (Budapest, 1961), received her degree in musicology from the Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest. She also holds degrees in piano pedagogy and arts management. A journalist since 1987, she has taught music history at the Saint King Stephen Conservatory of Music since 1995, and at the Liszt University of Music since 2001. She began researching Lajtha’s life and works in 1988, and has lectured on Lajtha throughout Hungary as well as in Paris and Vienna. She has directed programs about him for Hungarian radio and television, written numerous articles and liner notes about his music, and is responsible for the internet database of his oeuvre. The results of her recent research on Lajtha’s oeuvre were published in four books and numerous studies. In 2012, she was awarded the Bence Szabolcsi Prize.